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The Belgian Cup (Coupe de Belgique; Beker van België; Belgischer Fußballpokal) is the main knockout football competition in Belgium, run by the Belgian Football Association.
The Belgian First Division A is the top league competition for association football clubs in Belgium.
The Belgian First Division B (officially known as Proximus League) is the second-highest division in the Belgian football league system, one level below the Belgian First Division A. It was created by the Royal Belgian Football Association in 2016, replacing the Belgian Second Division.
The Belgian football league system is a series of interconnected leagues for club football in Belgium.
The Belgian professional football license is a license that any team qualified to play in the professional divisions (Belgian First Division A and Belgian First Division B) must have obtained.
The Belgian Second Division play-offs were a series of playoff matches to decide promotion to the Belgian Pro League, organised between 1974 and 2015.
The Belgian Third Division (Derde klasse, Division III) was the third highest level in Belgian football.
Cercle Brugge Koninklijke Sportvereniging is a Belgian professional football club based in Bruges.
Football, a sport which has been played in Belgium since the end of the 19th century, is the country's most popular sport.
Königliche Allgemeine Sportvereinigung Eupen (often simply known as Eupen) is a Belgian association football club based in the city of Eupen in the German-speaking Community of Belgium, in the province of Liège.
Koninklijke Voetbalclub Oostende, also called KV Oostende or KVO, is a Belgian football club from the city of Ostend, West Flanders.
Koninklijke Voetbal Club Westerlo (often simply called Westerlo) is a Belgian professional football club located in the municipality of Westerlo in the province of Antwerp.
Lommel SK is a Belgian association football club based in the city of Lommel, Limburg.
Oud-Heverlee Leuven, also called OH Leuven or OHL, is a Belgian football club from the city of Leuven.
Overtime or extra time is an additional period of play specified under the rules of a sport to bring a game to a decision and avoid declaring the match a tie or draw where the scores are the same.
A penalty shoot-out (officially kicks from the penalty mark) is a method of determining which team advances or is awarded the championship of an association football match that cannot end in a draw but where the score is tied after the regulation playing time as well as extra time (if used) have expired.
In sports leagues, promotion and relegation is a process where teams are transferred between multiple divisions based on their performance for the completed season.
Proximus (previously known as Belgacom Mobile) is the largest of Belgium's three mobile telecommunications companies and is a part of Proximus Group (previously Belgacom Group).
Royal Charleroi Sporting Club (RCSC) (often simply known as Charleroi or Sporting Charleroi, or by their nickname Les Zèbres (The Zebras)) is a Belgian football club based in the city of Charleroi, in the province of Hainaut.
A round-robin tournament (or all-play-all tournament) is a competition in which each contestant meets all other contestants in turn.
The Royal Belgian Football Association (Dutch: Koninklijke Belgische Voetbalbond, KBVB; French: Union royale belge des sociétés de football association, URBSFA; German: Königlicher Belgischer Fußballverband, KBFV) is the governing body of football in Belgium.
Royal Excel Mouscron, commonly known as Mouscron or familiarly as REM, is a Belgian professional football club based in Mouscron, currently playing in the First Division A. The team was formed as Royal Mouscron-Péruwelz in the spring of 2010 as a result of the merging between bankrupt R.E. Mouscron and R.R.C. Peruwelz.
RWS Bruxelles (Royal White Star Bruxelles) is a Belgian football club located in the municipality of Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, Brussels.
Koninklijke Sint-Truidense Voetbalvereniging, commonly known as Sint-Truiden or STVV or by their nickname De Kanaries (is a Belgian professional football club located in the city of Sint-Truiden in Limburg. Sint-Truiden plays in the Belgian Pro League. Their best ranking was a second place in 1965–66. They also reached the final of the Belgian Cup twice. The club was founded in 1924. They are matricule number 373. The club colours are yellow and blue, hence their nickname De Kanaries, meaning 'The Canaries'. They play their home games at the Stayen since 1927.
Three points for a win is a standard used in many sports leagues and group tournaments, especially in association football, in which three (rather than two) points are awarded to the team winning a match, with no points awarded to the losing team.
Waasland-Beveren is a Belgian association football club located in the municipality of Beveren, East Flanders.
The 2015–16 season of the Belgian Second Division (also known as Proximus League for sponsorship reasons) began on 8 August 2015 and ended in April 2016.